UPDATE 2-France's Edouard Michelin dies in boating accident


(Adds background, detail, reaction) By Sudip Kar-Gupta PARIS, May 26 (Reuters) - Edouard Michelin, the joint managing director of the iconic French tyre maker, died in a boating accident in western France on Friday at the age of 43. A company spokeswoman said Michelin died in the accident off the Ile de Sein island in Brittany, western France, while on a fishing trip. The cause of the accident was not immediately clear. The Michelin company, which was founded in 1889 and is one of ...

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